Reported Annual Crime In Overland Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOverland Park/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,846n/a (estimate)2,0543,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOverland Park/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a2.74.44.9
Rape166n/a88.755.538.6
Robbery52n/a27.862.4101.9
Assault176n/a94.0267.6237.8
Violent crime399n/a (estimate)213390373
Burglary505n/a269.7527.6491.4
Theft2,422n/a1,293.51,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft520n/a277.7238.9220.2
Property crime3,447n/a (estimate)1,8412,7202,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Overland Park, KS. All reported Overland Park, KS crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Overland Park, KS overall crime rate is 34% lower than in comparison to the Kansas average; and is also 28% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Overland Park, KS, the rate is 45% lower than compared to the Kansas average, and 43% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Overland Park, KS comes in at 32% lower than to the average seen in Kansas, and 26% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Overland Park is 28% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.63 daily crimes that occur in Overland Park.
  • Overland Park is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Overland Park you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Overland Park has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Overland Park (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Overland Park, KS per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Kansas and on a national scale. In Overland Park, KS the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.51 times less than the Kansas average and 1.39 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Overland Park, KS is 1.83 times less than the Kansas average and 1.75 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Overland Park, KS has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.48 times less than the Kansas average and 1.35 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Overland Park (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Kansas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Overland Park, KS? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Overland Park, KS has been ranked safer than 49% of other cities in the state of Kansas. In addition, Overland Park, KS is safer than 52% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Kansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Overland Park, KS. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Overland Park, KS is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Overland Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Overland Park is 1 in 470
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Overland Park is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Overland Park is 1 in 49
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Overland Park, KS? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Overland Park, KS, then there is a 1 in 470 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 55. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 49 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Overland Park, KS.

Year Over Year Crime In Overland Park (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Overland Park, KS is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Overland Park, KS has increased by 19%, while the property crime rate in Overland Park, KS has increased by 11% year over year. The number of total crimes in Overland Park, KS has increased by 12% year over year.

Overland Park police department

ItemOverland ParkKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3085,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.53.3

Sex offenders in Kansas

StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
Kansas7,716279222
There are a total of 7,716 sex offenders in Kansas. This yields a total of 279 sex offenders in Kansas per 100,000 residents which is 26% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mission Hills, KS3,55528856884
Fairway, KS3,946251,0031,028
Prairie Village, KS21,730321,0281,060
Lake Quivira, KS9571581,0991,256
Mission Woods, KS1661581,0991,256
Overland Park, KS178,9452131,8412,054

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Santa Clarita, CA179,0301661,3851,552
Providence, RI178,5625673,3893,956
Brownsville, TX179,8342714,1404,411
Grand Prairie, TX181,1352452,1762,421
Newport News, VA181,3624333,0523,486
Overland Park, KS178,9452131,8412,054
Source: The Overland Park, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.